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2012-05-13 23:00:53

The Radiotherapy Equipment Market is expected to grow beyond USD 5 billion in another 5 to 7 years with a double digit CAGR. EBRT will continue to hold the major share in this market fuelled by ever increasing patient pool eligible for radiation therapy. (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 About half of all cancer patients receive some type of radiation therapy sometime during the course of their treatment. Conventional radiotherapy equipment like X-rays, gamma rays, and charged particles comprises of...

2012-01-26 11:48:09

Patients treated with IMRT for head and neck cancer report an increasingly better quality of life post-treatment when compared to patients receiving other forms of radiation therapy, according to a study presented at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, sponsored by AHNS, ASCO, ASTRO and SNM. Intensity modulated radiation therapy, or IMRT, is a highly specialized form of external beam radiation therapy that allows the radiation beam to better target and conform to a tumor....


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